Education

Fall 2017 Weeklong School

Applications are now being accepted for members to attend the CUPE Fall 2017 Weeklong School in Nanaimo. It will take place from Sunday October 29 to Friday November 3.

Application deadline to submit to the local union office is 5pm Friday October 6, 2017.

Workshop descriptions are here.

Application form to download, print, and submit is here.


SafeTalk – Suicide Alertness Training

  • Notice and respond to situations where suicidal thoughts may be present
  • Recognize that invitations for help are often overlooked
  • Move beyond the common tendency to miss, dismiss, and avoid suicide
  • Apply the TALK steps: Tell, Ask, Listen, KeepSafe.

Click here for more information.

BCFED Health & Safety Centre

The BCFED Health & Safety Centre was first established to help train workers and workplace representatives so they could act with confidence and competence on their considerable legal rights and responsibilities as provided by occupational health and safety law. Meeting and exceeding this legislation remains a focus for the Centre. In the face of unchecked occupational hazards and much suffering, full implementation of these rights and responsibilities is an absolute necessity, socially and morally.

Click here for the 2017 BC Fed Health and Safety Centre Course Schedule.

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To apply for courses (except for weeklong schools) please print out and complete this form – Course Application 2017 – and send to the office (or scan and email it)